Posts by Jack Filippo

Issue #26 – Matthew’s Closet

 

Matthew’s Closet 2000 S. Maryland Pkwy.

There are many kind of shelters that people can go to need of food, clothing or maybe a place to stay warm during the coldest seasons throughout the year. The Las Vegas Rescue Mission is an example of one of those places where people can go to if they’re in need of food or clothing.Circles Magazine went to Matthew’s Closet, a place that helps the needy get clothes and they also have a food bank. we interviewed a lady named Mary Zewin who is in charge of Matthew’s closet. Mary even does pick-up donations too.

You can donate to Matthew’s Closet or they have a donation bin at bishop Gorman High School, which is located at the intersection of Russell and Hualapai or you can take donations to the church Food Bank, in the back of the church at 2000 Maryland Parkway. Help of Southern Nevada is where you can get the vouchers for the nicer “work search” clothes. They can use those vouchers to get dress clothes for interviews when looking for a job.

So whenever you have clothes that need to be donated,you can give them to Matthew’s Closet. they will be able to  accept clothing,and toys that you donate.

How many donations do you give a year? We average about 150 a week.

How long has Matthew’s Closet been operating?

20 Years.

How Many Homeless people do you clothe a Year? About 150 a week we’re open 9:15-11:15 on Thursdays

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What is the percentage of homeless people that come in

there 75%

Are you a nonprofit organization? everything is 100% donated.

What is the qualifications on getting the clothes? They are for anybody in need.

Who else do you help other than the homeless? We give to anyone in need.

Do you go to homeless shelters and give clothes there?

No, they stay here

How did you come up with the name Matthew’s Closet?

The name comes from the bible.

How do you keep track of how many people go in there?

We use numbers from the food bank.

Have you had to turn anybody down before?

We never turn anyone away for any reason, even if there is a

size problem, or if they are intoxicated or under the influence of drugs.

 

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Issue #25 – Terracotta Reindeer Games

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There are so many ideas that people can think of when deciding what to create for either family or friends around the holidays. Here’s an idea that Circle’s thought of that you will have a lot of fun making.

 

History

Terra Cotta was used a long time ago back when dinosaurs existed. It was found buried in ash. People used the clay to make sculptures then they would put it in the fire Terra Cotta figures were created below open fires. The Chinese were pretty good at making works of art out of clay and they are also responsible for making the big works of art known to man. The Egyptian, Greeks and Persians also made Terra Cotta creative art as well.

 

 


Supplies

  • Terra cotta pot
  • Glue Gunimg_3509-copy
  • Glue stick
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Pom pom

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

 

                                                                                                                                                                   

 

                                                                                                                                                      Directions

Step 1: Lay out materials on table

Step 2: Heat up glue gun

Step 3: Glue red pomp pom to bottom center of Terra Cotta pot

Step 4: Glue Eyes towards top of the nose

Step 5: Bend pipe cleaners to form antlers

Step 6: Place antlers inside pot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Issue #25 – Movie Review Ghostbusters

 

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Ghosts busters movie review girls vs boys

 

In ghostbusters I we are reacquinted with 3 former parapsychologist, who band together to save New York City from invading ghost. Our review follows the familiar antics of our favorite ghostbusters, Dan Ackroyd, Bill Murray, and Rick Moranis. We compared this with Ghostbusters II. This new addition of paranormal investigators Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wig, and Leslie Jones, picks up where the first left off.

The obvious departure from Ghostbusters I is that our heros from II are all females. This provides different funny approach to the paranormal investigations. They liked when the ghost busters saved the town of new York city  my thought is it is not funny as 2.  Our favorite seen is when the ghostbusters getting rid of the big bad white puffing marshmallow man and the rest of those evil demons in New York.  See it. We like when the ghost got blasted with lizard gun.   We decided readers should skip it when the ghost come out and scared all the people in new York and the pink car was cool, and the second ghostbusters was so good that I would see it a second time.

 

 

Circles magazine watched the second ghostbusters movie to get a taste of how it compares to the first one.

 

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